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formation of adsorbed oxygen radicals on minerals at the martian surface and the decomposition of organic moleculesWe present experimental evidence that superoxide ions form on mineral grains at the martian surface and show that these adsorbates can explain the unusual reactivity of the soil as well as the apparent absence of organic molecules.
Document ID
20000081104
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Yen, A. S.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Kim, S. S.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Freeman, B. A.
(Alabama Univ. Birmingham, AL United States)
Hecht, M. H.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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